Driving Manufacturing Growth and Job Creation in Central Pennsylvania
The April meeting of the Williamsport Inventor’s Club will feature a presentation by Fred Kluck, Regional Manager for Ben Franklin Technology Partners Northeastern Pennsylvania.
Ben Franklin Technology Partners makes seed investments in early-stage technology companies, funds innovation in established manufacturers and supports clients with in-house experts and a network of proven technical and business resources. To learn more about their Early-Stage services, click here.
From his office at the Bloomsburg Regional Technology Center/Business Incubator, Fred identifies and supports the development of start-up and early-stage technology based firms and established manufacturers. Before coming to Ben Franklin, he was a loan and business development officer for Fulton Mortgage Company. Before that, he worked for Geisinger Health System as a Sales Executive/Business Developer. He helped launch The Yodock Wall Company, a start-up traffic control firm, as National Sales/Marketing Manager. Prior to that, he served in management, quality, and marketing positions with Oldcastle Materials, Inc. Kluck holds an MBA in Finance/Marketing from Wilkes University and a BA from Bloomsburg University.
The Williamsport Inventor’s Club is designed to educate, foster collaboration and networking and give attendees the tools, resources and knowledge they need to move their inventions forward.
The Innovative Manufacturers’ Center (IMC) is host to the Williamsport/Lycoming Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ), which has provided program support to the Williamsport Inventor’s Club since its founding in 2007. Meetings take place on the 4th Wednesday of most months and are open to the public.
Attendance is free and open to the public; however, your RSVP is required.
New attendees are asked to arrive by 5:15 p.m. to sign a confidentiality agreement prior to the start of the meeting to protect the inventors and information exchanged.